2012 HNS: Coronation Earrings
In Iowa, United States
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The Coronation Earrings
The Coronation Earrings, 1858
R. & S. Garrard & Co., 1858
Diamonds, silver, gold
4.5 × 1.8 cm; 4.5 × 1.6 cm
Like the Coronation Necklace, these diamond drop earrings were worn at the successive coronations of Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth and Her Majesty The Queen.
The Koh-i-nûr armlet, c.1830, set with crystal copies of the original stones
The earrings were made by R. & S. Garrard & Co. in 1858 for
Queen Victoria and consist of four cushion-cut colletset diamonds, taken from an existing aigrette and Garter Star, and two drop-shaped pendants (of approximately 12 and 7 carats).
The drop pendants were originally set as the side stones of the Indian armlet setting of the Koh-i-nûr.
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Last Updated: on 10/04/2016 14:01:57 Pacific Daylight Time (21:01 GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum